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Prevent World War Three At Your Christmas Dinner With These 8 Life Hacks

Don’t see eye to eye with family members on a hot-button issue? Relationship and wellness expert Deepak Kashyap shares tips on how to prevent your holiday dinner from descending into a heated political debate.

2. Debates get heated, but discussions should stay warm
2. Debates get heated, but discussions should stay warm
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When a holiday dinner conversation gets political, learn how to convey your dissent without conveying disrespect.

Try doing this by asking questions rather then making assertions: Intelligent, respectful inquiries are what differentiate a warm discussion from a heated debate. I

n a debate, the tone is aggressive—usually a defensive reaction. A debater isn’t necessary evil or wrong: more likely, they’re scared of being verbally assaulted—or worse, invalidated.



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